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Asunción Molinos Gordo

Aranda de Duero, Spain. 1979
IN TRANSIT: Botany of a Journey
2020. Jameel Arts Centre, Artist Garden Commission. Curated by Dawn Ross and Nadine El Khoury. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
IN TRANSIT: Botany of a Journey
2020. Jameel Arts Centre, Artist Garden Commission. Curated by Dawn Ross and Nadine El Khoury. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
IN TRANSIT: Botany of a Journey
2020. Jameel Arts Centre, Artist Garden Commission. Curated by Dawn Ross and Nadine El Khoury. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
IN TRANSIT: Botany of a Journey
2020. Jameel Arts Centre, Artist Garden Commission. Curated by Dawn Ross and Nadine El Khoury. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
IN TRANSIT: Botany of a Journey
2020. Jameel Arts Centre, Artist Garden Commission. Curated by Dawn Ross and Nadine El Khoury. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Accumulation by Dispossession
2019. Delfina Foundation, London, United Kingdom. Curated by Dani Burrows.
Accumulation by Dispossession
2019. Delfina Foundation, London, United Kingdom. Curated by Dani Burrows.
Accumulation by Dispossession
2019. Delfina Foundation, London, United Kingdom. Curated by Dani Burrows.
Accumulation by Dispossession
2019. Delfina Foundation, London, United Kingdom. Curated by Dani Burrows.
Accumulation by Dispossession
2019. Delfina Foundation, London, United Kingdom. Curated by Dani Burrows.
De campesino a campesino
2019. La construcción de lo posible (group show), XIII Bienal de la Habana, Cuba. Curated by Margarita González, Nelson Herrera, Margarita Sánchez, José Manuel Noceda, José Fernández, Ibis Hernández and Lisset Alonso.
De campesino a campesino
2019. La construcción de lo posible (group show), XIII Bienal de la Habana, Cuba. Curated by Margarita González, Nelson Herrera, Margarita Sánchez, José Manuel Noceda, José Fernández, Ibis Hernández and Lisset Alonso.
De campesino a campesino
2019. La construcción de lo posible (group show), XIII Bienal de la Habana, Cuba. Curated by Margarita González, Nelson Herrera, Margarita Sánchez, José Manuel Noceda, José Fernández, Ibis Hernández and Lisset Alonso.
Dunia, Mulk, Yabarut [Tierra, Cielo, Espíritu]
2019. III Cervezas Alhambra Emerging Art in ArcoMadrid. Curated by Alicia Ventura.
Ghost Agriculture
2018. Submerged - On Rivers and Their Interrupted Flow (group show). CIC (Contemporary Image Collective), Cairo, Egypt. Curated by Andrea Thal y Ahmed Refaat.
Ghost Agriculture
2018. Submerged - On Rivers and Their Interrupted Flow (group show). CIC (Contemporary Image Collective), Cairo, Egypt. Curated by Andrea Thal y Ahmed Refaat.
Ghost Agriculture
2018. Submerged - On Rivers and Their Interrupted Flow (group show). CIC (Contemporary Image Collective), Cairo, Egypt. Curated by Andrea Thal y Ahmed Refaat.
El Santísimo
2018. CAB (Centro de Arte de Burgos, Fundación Caja de Burgos), Burgos, Spain.
El Santísimo
2018. CAB (Centro de Arte de Burgos, Fundación Caja de Burgos), Burgos, Spain.
Hambre, un objeto hecho por el hombre
2017. MAZ (Museo de Arte de Zapopan), Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico.
Hambre, un objeto hecho por el hombre
2017. MAZ (Museo de Arte de Zapopan), Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico.
Hambre, un objeto hecho por el hombre
2017. Festival of Political Photography. Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland. Curated by Tiina Rauhala.
Hambre, un objeto hecho por el hombre
2017. Festival of Political Photography. Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland. Curated by Tiina Rauhala.
Hambre, un objeto hecho por el hombre
2017. Festival of Political Photography. Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland. Curated by Tiina Rauhala.
Hambre, un objeto hecho por el hombre
2017. Festival of Political Photography. Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland. Curated by Tiina Rauhala.
Speculation
2016. ERS (The Empire Remains Shop), (group show), London, United Kingdom. Curated by Cooking Sections.
Speculation
2016. ERS (The Empire Remains Shop), (group show), London, United Kingdom. Curated by Cooking Sections.
WAM (Word Agriculture Museum)
2015. Sharjah Biennial 12. Sharjah Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Sharjah Prize Winner.
WAM (Word Agriculture Museum)
2015. Sharjah Biennial 12. Sharjah Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Sharjah Prize Winner.
WAM (Word Agriculture Museum)
2015. Sharjah Biennial 12. Sharjah Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Sharjah Prize Winner.
WAM (Word Agriculture Museum)
2015. Sharjah Biennial 12. Sharjah Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Sharjah Prize Winner.
El Matam El Mish-masry [The Non-Egyptian Restaurant]
2012. Installation in Artellewa Art Space, Cairo, Egypt.
El Matam El Mish-masry [The Non-Egyptian Restaurant]
2012. Installation in Artellewa Art Space, Cairo, Egypt.
El Matam El Mish-masry [The Non-Egyptian Restaurant]
2012. Installation in Artellewa Art Space, Cairo, Egypt.
El Matam El Mish-masry [The Non-Egyptian Restaurant]
2012. Installation in Artellewa Art Space, Cairo, Egypt.
Untitled 1 [Chozos de Pastor]
2008. Nomad Architecture Intervention, Guzmán, Burgos, Spain.
Untitled 1 [Chozos de Pastor]
2008. Nomad Architecture Intervention, Guzmán, Burgos, Spain.
Untitled 1 [Chozos de Pastor]
2008. Nomad Architecture Intervention, Guzmán, Burgos, Spain.
Untitled 1 [Chozos de Pastor]
2008. Nomad Architecture Intervention, Guzmán, Burgos, Spain.

Asunción Molinos Gordo questions the categories defining “innovation” in mainstream discourses today by exploring the different forms of intellectual enquiry from the urban to the rural. Driven by a strong desire to understand the value and complexity of the rural as well as its cultural production and the obstacles that lead to its marginalization, Molinos works in a range of media including installation, photography, video, sound and sculpture.

Asunción Molinos Gordo won the Sharjah Biennale Award in 2015 with her project WAM (World Agriculture Museum). Her work has been exhibited at museums and institutions including Delfina Foundation, London, United Kingdom; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom; XIII Bienal de La Habana, Cuba; Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico, MUSAC de León, Spain; CAB de Burgos, Spain; Matadero Madrid, Spain; La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain; Tabacalera Promoción del Arte, Madrid, Spain; Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain; The Townhouse Gallery, El Cairo, Egypt; Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts, Bristol, United Kingdom; Tranzit, Prague, Czech Republic; Cappadox Festival, Uchisar, Turkey; The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland; Museo de Arte de Zapopan MAZ, Mexico, among others.

In 2014 Molinos was a resident at Delfina Foundation, during the first iteration of The Politics of Food thematic programme and in 2019 she was a resident at CCA Glasgow with Verbatim Theatre mentor Mark Jeary.

Molinos has been commissioned to create Art Jameel’s 2020 Artist’s Garden Project in Dubai.

Her work is part of public collections including TBA21, Vienna, Austria; Comunidad de Madrid, Spain; Fundación Calosa in Mexico; Darat Al Funun, Amman, Jordan.

The artist lives and works between Egypt and Spain.

Wafaa El Nil, 2017. Ritual doll, egyptian cotton. 156 x 55 x 55 cm.
A Mayúscula, b minúscula, 2017. Fayoum Ceramics. 21 x 23 x 3 cm each, 180 x 70 x 27 cm installation.
A Mayúscula, b minúscula. 2017. Fayoum Ceramics. 21 x 23 x 3 cm each, 180 x 70 x 27 cm installation.
Profile of debt, 2017. Comb profilometer coated in 24k gold, 3 microns. 8 x 13 x 2cm.
Lake Burullus, 2017. Fish head and tail belonging to the trays used commonly by egyptian elites in the 1950s, to serve the fish’s body ready to eat. 90 x 20 x 3 cm
Cultivando Desierto, 2017. Paint on silk drawing from an aerial photograph of the Bahariya desert. 290 x 136 cm.
25 de Enero, 30 de Junio, 2017. Photographic print on brass slate. 80x62 cm.
Buy the rumor, sell the news, 2014. Neón. 26 x 75 cm.
Detail of ''Buy the rumor, sell the news,'' 2014. Neon. 26 x 75 cm.
Cultivando Desierto, 2017. Paint on silk drawing from an aerial photograph of the Bahariya desert. 290 x 136 cm.
Banco, 2014. Digital photograph on paper 120 x 85 cm.
Dumping, 2014. Serigraphed jute sacks, slings, carabiner. Variable dimensions.
News

CAAC, Sevilla, SP | Asunción Molinos Gordo & Teresa Solar

Asunción Molinos Gordo and Teresa Solar will be part of the group show Desorientalismos at Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo opening on March 4th. The exhibition will remain on view until July 5th, 2020.

JAMEEL ARTS CENTRE, DUBAI, UAE | Asunción Molinos Gordo

Asunción Molinos Gordo’s solo exhibition In Transit: Botany of a Journey will be on view at Jameel Arts Centre February 1th of 2020.

MUSAC, Castilla y León, SP | Asunción Molinos Gordo

Asunción Molinos Gordo is part of a group exhibition Cinco itinerarios con un punto de vista at MUSAC which will be on view from January 25th, 2020 to June 7th, 2020.